Chalkboard Details For Your Wedding Day

By Lauren Saylor of A Fabulous Fete

chalkboard ideas

You really can’t get away without a DIY element or two sneaking their way into a wedding these days. It’s the best way for brides and grooms to personalize their big day. However, not all of us are like Martha Stewart, so what is an easy way to infuse that personal charm? Chalkboards! Anything from chalkboard paint to a printable will do the trick. The best part is that you can apply this idea to pretty much any detail at your wedding, you can erase and start over, and most of these things can be re-purposed. Read on to see all of the possibilities of chalkboard paint and chalkboard inspired items!

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Statement Necklaces Under $100 for your Wedding Day

By Lauren of A Fabulous Fete
wedding jewelry

There are so many different directions you can take these days when choosing the jewels for your wedding. And of course, your dress is a huge factor when making that decision. I do love a bride that takes a chance and goes with a modern statement necklace though. Here are a just a few styles that will work with a large selection of dress necklines.


Gifts for Summer Newlyweds

By Lauren Saylor of A Fabulous Fete

Newlywed gifts

Yes, we know newlyweds create their registries so that they can get the quality items they need to start a home. But I think that sometimes couples forget about the small statement pieces that really add that flair to their home. Pieces that show their personality. So i’ve wrapped up a few items that I think are perfect for your friends getting hitched this summer.

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10 DIY Wedding Favors

DIY Wedding Favors

Are you looking for a way to add some personalization to your wedding decor? Consider your wedding favors. This is a great area to throw something in the mix that is personal to you and your partner. You can incorporate anything from a hobby to just something you love to eat or drink. Here are just a few ways other couples have done just that…


Wearing Braids On Your Wedding Day

Wedding Day Hair

Up until recently, braids have been considered a casual way to tie back your hair. Now though, brides have been taken it to an entirely new level. By adding multiple braids, curls and little details like flowers, they are now a great idea to consider for your wedding day hair. I think they look best with summer wedding dresses and details, but they can certainly be altered to compliment a wedding in any season.


Summer Wedding Frozen Drinks and Treats

Summer Wedding Ice Cream

Summer is definitely one of the best times to tie the knot. And with temps rising, you want to be sure you keep your guests cool and refreshed. If your wedding day is set for one of these warm months, try incorporating some of these sweet and cool  treats. Your (hot) guests will thank you!


Letterpress Invitation Wedding Inspiration

Black and White Letterpress

With the Wedding Letterpress Collection launching just a few short weeks ago, I couldn’t help but be inspired by all of the beautiful designs that were fresh to the minted website. Despite my love for color and chaos, this simple black, grey and white wedding invitation suite caught my eye. With the contrast of elegant and basic fonts mixed in with modern sketched foliage, the invitation seemed like a perfect start to an effortless design.


Decorating with Herbs

Herb Wedding Decor

They aren’t just for eating; herbs can be a great addition to your wedding day as well. Besides being a beautiful addition to your decor, they will make your space smell delicious, can serve two purposes (see below on favors!), and best of all they are very inexpensive.

Keep reading to see all of the ways you can incorporate herbs into your wedding day.

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